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Congress Leaves For Recess Without Reauthorizing Export-Import Bank

A government agency is about to close. The Export-Import Bank has helped U.S. companies sell goods abroad for decades, but it will likely wind down operations after July 1 if Congress doesn't act.
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Supreme Court Reprieve Lets 10 Texas Abortion Clinics Stay Open For Now

Abortion providers and foes react to the Supreme Court's action that will allow 10 abortion clinics in Texas to remain open until a state law that would close them can be fully reviewed by the court.
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Facing Massive Debt, Puerto Ricans Warned Belt Tightening Will Be Needed

Puerto Rico's governor says the U.S. territory will be unable to pay off some of its more than $72 billion debt, and that terms will have to be renegotiated. He's also calling for big budget cuts.
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Obama Expected To Release Rule Governing Overtime

The plan raises the cap under which most workers must get overtime for working more than 40 hours a week. It doesn't require congressional approval, but is expected to be criticized by businesses.
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Brazil Tries To Rebuild Relations With U.S. After NSA Spying Scandal

Two years ago, President Dilma Rousseff canceled a planned state visit after discovering the U.S. was spying on Brazil. Since that time, her popularity has nosedived, and so too has Brazil's economy.
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Supreme Court Concludes Term With Death Penalty Ruling, Looks Ahead

The court wrapped up on Monday, supporting the use of a controversial drug for executions by lethal injection. The justices also set up cases to be heard next term on affirmative action and abortion.
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New Jersey's Chris Christie To Join GOP Presidential Field

Gov. Chris Christie has battled recent bad publicity and sinking poll numbers. While he's been essentially campaigning for months, Christie is expected to officially join the crowded field on Tuesday.
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Making The Law Respect Gender Identity After Death

After filmmaker Christopher Lee died, his death certificate listed him as "female." His friends helped to change the way California law handles the death certificates of transgender people.
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Puerto Rico's Governor Wants Lenders To Wait For More Than $73 Billion Debt Payments

In a televised address, the governor said he'll ask international creditors to give Puerto Rico easier terms, starting with a delay in payments. He also warned his people of coming budget cuts.
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President Pitches Overtime Rule That Could Raise Wages For 5 Million

The regulation, which retailers and restaurants likely will fight, would mean that all employees earning up to $50,440 a year would be guaranteed overtime pay, up from the current cap of $23,660.

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